Associate Professor of Law
Office: Room 6112, Law School
PhD (History), Princeton University (2006)
BCL (Law), Oxford University (1999)
BA (Law), Cambridge University (1998)
BA (History), McGill University (1996)
Recently Taught Courses
Sharafi's research interests include South Asian legal history; the history of the legal profession; the history of colonialism; the history of contract law; law and religion; law and minorities; legal consciousness; legal pluralism; and the history of science and medicine.
At the UW Law School, Sharafi teaches Contracts I to first-year law students. She is also part of UW's Legal Studies program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate major that combines law with the humanities and social sciences. Sharafi has taught four Legal Studies courses: "Legal Pluralism," "Lawyers & Judges in the British Empire," "Law and Colonialism" and "Medico-Legal History": http://hosted.law.wisc.edu/wordpress/sharafi/syllabi/ She is affiliated with the History Department, and is involved with the UW Center for South Asia.